“Fargo” Star Jack Huston Joins Nicole Kidman, Lulu Wang’s “Expats” Series | Entertainment
Fargo Star Jack Huston Joins Amazon’s Upcoming Drama Series Expatriates, directed by Lulu Wang (The farewell) and executive produced by Nicole Kidman.
The series is based on the novel by Janice YK Lee Expatriates and is placed against the fabric of Hong Kong. It tells the story of an international community whose lives are forever linked after a sudden family tragedy. Three women are at the center of the story: Mercy, Margaret and Hilary.
Huston will play David Starr, a man who has long lived in the shadow of his impressive wife, Hilary. David is forced to confront who he has become after his old demons resurface following a catastrophic event in the expat community. Huston joins Ji-young Yoo (Sweet home), who will play the aforementioned Mercy.
“Expatriatesis an exciting reunion for me and Jack, who was the frontman of my first feature film Posthumous“said series director Wang, who also serves as showrunner.” Jack is such a thoughtful and empathetic actor and I am delighted to have this opportunity to collaborate again. “
Huston has appeared in numerous feature films, including american unrest, Hello, Caesar!, Irish, and Antebellum. He has also had several roles on television, including memorable performances as Richard Harrow on HBO. Boardwalk Empire, Félix Babineau in the American police drama Mr. Mercedes, and most recently, as Odis Weff in the fourth season of FX’s Fargo.
Expatriates will be written by Lee, Wang and Alice Bell, with Wang directing all episodes. Kidman and Per Saari of Blossom Films will executive produce alongside Theresa Park for Per Capita Productions and Dani Melia and Stan Wlodkowski. Amazon Studios will produce.